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Canary Challenge – September 24th, 2016


About the Canary Challenge

The Canary Challenge is an annual cycling event and 5km walk/run in Palo Alto, California and a pioneer in fundraising in the San Francisco Bay Area. Unlike many organized charity bike rides, the Canary Challenge ensures that 100 percent of all funds raised are directed to the event beneficiary, the Canary Foundation, and do not cover the cost of the event operations.

About the Canary Foundation

Founded in 2004, the Canary Foundation is the world’s first non-profit organization dedicated solely to the funding, discovery and development of tests for early cancer detection.

The Canary Foundation was instrumental in creating the Canary Center at Stanford and the Center of Excellence at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where Canary Research Teams are building a cancer-detection platform that promises to be the answer to next- generation cancer care worldwide. Learn more about the Canary Foundation at canaryfoundation.org.


Watch Canary Challenge 2015 Video

2016 Goal

$1,000,000 Goal

Top Teams

  1. Agilent Technologies $28,640.00
  2. VMware $28,415.00
  3. NetSuite $17,395.00
  4. The Canary Center Team $15,165.07
  5. Avaya Engage (The Power of We) $14,060.00
  6. Pacific Urban Residential $9,195.50
  7. Xray Ninjas $9,109.00
  8. IBIIS $8,880.00
  9. Ericsson Silicon Valley $7,725.00
  10. Hitachi Data Systems $7,631.00

Top Individuals

  1. Pat Gelsinger $23,175.00
  2. Julie Kaufman $8,109.00
  3. James Harris $7,967.73
  4. Steve Ciesinski $6,495.00
  5. Parag Mallick $5,200.00
  6. Bob Schultz $5,000.00
  7. Sandy Napel $3,879.00
  8. Nolan Bowers $3,765.00
  9. Lyn Napel $2,376.00
  10. Margaret Fuller $2,375.00


Major Sponsors

Team Sponsors

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